Computing for College Carroll Center for the Blind

Computing for College Carroll Center for the Blind

Record last updated 2021/04/12 Comment on this info .Update this info

Contact Information

Carroll Center for the Blind
Contact: Dina Rosenbaum, Chief Program Officer
Email Address: dina.rosenbaum@carroll.org
Phone: 617-969-6200 x238
Alternate Phone: 800-852-3131 x4834
Fax: 6179696204

770 Centre Street Newton, MA 02458
Area Served: Greater Boston

Map Location Computing for College

Narrative

Advanced computer training for visually impaired high school and college students, ages 15-22.  

Summer Computing for College
Strong written communication and computer skills are a necessity for students who attend college. In three- weeks, students advance their computer skills in internet access, email, and research, word processing tasks, and scanning with various formats. Students learn to search and download e-texts. Effective note taking skills are integrated into the classes. Demonstrations of web-based college management software will be provided.

Programs used include MSWord, Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint & webrowsing. Students should bring laptop computers they will be using for college to this training. Sessions offered during the summer and in January. Call for details.

Accessible Parking, Accessible Restrooms Carroll Center for the Blind 14 - 18, 19 – 22 Newton Dina Rosenbaum dina.rosenbaum@carroll.org 6179696204 617-969-6200 800-852-3131 18676 Computing for College Assistive Technology and Equipment, Education 2) Greater Boston Schools - Day, Skills Training 770 Centre Street Chief Program Officer https://carroll.org/teens/summer-programs/ 02458 Personal Funds Blind, Visual Impairment Local Area Chief Program Officer MASSACHUSETTS

Service Types

  • Schools - Day
  • Skills Training

Program Type

  • Assistive Technology and Equipment
  • Education

Populations Served

  • Blind
  • Visual Impairment

Ages Served

  • 14 - 18
  • 19 - 22

Accessibility Features

  • Accessible Parking
  • Accessible Restrooms

Additional Information

  • Fees: Personal Funds